Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #15 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series B
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 4
Microfilm Frame on Reel 859
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 20982418
County Talbot
State Maryland
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1824
Abstract of Petition Ann Maria and six other people of color declare that they are free persons and are being "unlawfully and unjustly held in bondage by Rigby hopkins as slaves. the petitioners ask the court to "adjusdge them to be free."

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